Outdoor Adventures in NJ: Ropes Courses and Zip Lines

Outdoor Adventures_ Ropes Courses and Zip Lines in NJ

Ever wish you could fly amongst the trees like a bird or swing from branch to branch like Tarzan? Well, now you can (sort of). All across NJ, families can enjoy exciting outdoor aerial adventures. From treetop courses to 4-story structures, there are plenty of opportunities for families to climb, swing, and explore. It’s a … [Read more…]

Holiday Adventures at Liberty Science Center

Holiday Adventures at Liberty Science Center-2

This holiday season, pack up the family and head to Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ. All year long LSC offers endless opportunities for kids and adults to learn through play, and the holiday season is no exception. Now through January 3, families can enjoy some extra magic sprinkled around the science center. From … [Read more…]

Holiday Magic at Six Flags Great Adventure

Holiday Magic at Six Flags Great Adventure

This holiday season may feel and look a little different but that doesn’t mean there can’t still be holiday magic. This season take a trip to Six Flags Great Adventure to experience Holiday in the Park. It is a safe, family friendly event you won’t want to miss! Holiday in the Park takes place now … [Read more…]

MUST DO Experiences in NJ This Fall

Must Do Fall Experiences in NJ

I absolutely LOVE fall! I love the sights, the smells, and all the fun fall experiences. Luckily, as a New Jersey resident, there are so many amazing fall adventures to choose from. From haunted attractions to nighttime corn mazes to pumpkin picking, there is something for everyone to enjoy. In this post, I am going … [Read more…]

50+ Ways to Explore and Enjoy Nature

50+ Ways to Explore Nature

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein. Exploring nature has so many amazing benefits for adults and children. That’s why at Mommy University, we encourage our readers to get outside and explore! There are so many fun ways to enjoy the great outdoors. We all know about hiking … [Read more…]

Know Before You Go: Safety Measures at Wild West City

Safety Measures at Wild West City

With so many days inside our homes, New Jersey is determined to move around! Talking to colleagues, researching online, and brainstorming with friends, there is a focus to be outdoors as we still struggle with a global pandemic. As parents, we wonder what allows our families to be safe as we visit destinations but at … [Read more…]

Hike New Jersey: Liffy Island in Lake Hopatcong

Hike NJ: Liffy Island

From the moment the weather got nicer and the parks reopened, my family was out the door and ready for adventure. As a Sussex County resident, we have explored Liffy Island a few times and have always loved it. We even hiked there with our Cub Scout Pack to earn a patch. It is the … [Read more…]

NJ Zoos & Aquariums and What Makes Them Unique

NJ Zoos and Aquariums

Let’s Go Wild There are so many opportunities in NJ (and the surrounding areas) for families to explore the world of animals, reptiles, birds, insects, and more! As stated in our article Benefits of Visiting a Zoo, zoos allow children to grow and develop through discovery and exploration. Aquariums allow families to learn through exploration … [Read more…]